The Simple Things

Bread gets a bad rap these days, I know. I shelve ‘Wheat Belly’ books at the library all the time. However in our house we have a weakness for the smell and taste of fresh-baked bread. I can almost hear the collective sigh of relief if there is some form of fresh bread served with supper. Curry must…

Just gardening…

Fredericton is a pretty city, but on a warm and sunny day in late spring it goes up another level. Downtown comes alive in the warm evenings with people milling around or walking, cycling and running on the trail, while the sunshine still dances on the water. Today was such a day – and the…

Digging in the good stuff

In my four short years of vegetable gardening experience, I’ve learned that cultivating good soil is essential to getting fruitful plants. Planting seeds and young plants in poor soil leads to disappointing results. That’s why this afternoon I was out for a second round of digging manure into the garden, turning the soil over, and…